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Meta sued for tracking iPhone users despite Apple’s privacy policy

Meta will face a proposed class-action lawsuit accusing it of tracking and collecting personal information from iPhone users and violating Apple’s App Tracking Transparency (ATT), which requires apps to obtain users’ consent before they can be tracked across apps and websites of other companies.

Facebook whistleblower sets up NGO to tackle social media harms 

Frances Haugen, a former product manager and Facebook whistleblower is launching a nonprofit organization called Beyond the Screen to develop answers to the dangers posed by social media.

Facebook negatively impacts mental health, Study shows

A study led by researchers at Tel Aviv University, MIT Slogan School of Management and Bocconi University reveals new insights into the negative impact of Facebook on the mental health of American college students.

Hashtag Trending Sept. 22 – Getty Images bans AI images; revive a lawsuit against Facebook; Morgan Stanley fined $35 million

Getty Images bans AI-generated images, regulators call to reinstate a 2020 antitrust lawsuit against Facebook, and Morgan Stanley was fined $35 million for improperly...

Hashtag Trending Sept. 12 – Meta dissolves Responsible Innovation Team; FCC wants to cut down on space debris, and Garmin reacts to Apple Watch...

Meta dissolves its Responsible Innovation Team, the FCC wants to reduce space debris by decommissioning specific satellites, and Garmin reacts to the Apple Watch...

Meta dissolves its “Responsible Innovation Team”

Facebook’s parent company, Meta has announced the dissolution of its “Responsible Innovation Team, a group that deals with solving potential social harm caused by Facebook’s products and ensuring the products remain ethically correct.

Facebook engineers don’t know where user data is stored

Two Facebook engineers admitted in newly released transcripts of a hearing related to the Cambridge Analytica scandal, which granted access to the personal data of 80 million users, that they have no idea where Facebook stores user data.

Judge finds Meta guilty of violating Washington law

According to the Washington state Attorney General, Bob Ferguson, a court ruled in a hearing before Judge Douglass North at King County Superior Court that Facebook owner Meta repeatedly and intentionally violated Washington’s campaign finance law and must pay fines.

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